Horse movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant horse movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, exciting, touching, dramatic and stylized films and TV shows about / with horse, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, culture clash, chase, family, adventure, vengeance and beautiful scenery plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
horse movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as horse: War Horse (2011), Heartland (2007), Seabiscuit (2003), Ostwind (2013), The Black Stallion (1979), Wildfire (2005), Tangled (2010), The Turin Horse (2011), Hidalgo (2004), Secretariat (2010).

List of horse movies

War Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: horse, friendship, german, human spirit, trapped, war, artillery, animal training, hopes, danger, battles, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: england, europe, france
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Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse ranch, horse, small town, family, family relations, farm, siblings relations, youth, animal life, workplace, grandfather, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: horse, follow your dream, underdog, american dream, boxing, businessman, great depression, racehorse, jockey, against the odds, gambling, newspaper ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, future ...
Place: pasadena california, chicago illinois, california, albuquerque new mexico, tijuana mexico
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Ostwind (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: While spending the summer at her grandmother's farm, a girl (Hanna Höppner) discovers a talent for communicating with horses and tries to tame a fierce stallion.
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, youth, animal training, self discovery, family, hopes, teenage life, disobey, farm, stallion, talent, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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The Black Stallion (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: While traveling with his father, young Alec becomes fascinated by a mysterious Arabian stallion that is brought on board and stabled in the ship he is sailing on. When it tragically sinks both he and the horse survive only to be stranded on a ...
Style: exciting, serious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: horse, rescue, survival, friendship, shipwreck, poker, training, barn, boy, island, adventure, family ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
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Wildfire (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kris Furillo is given the opportunity to start a new life after serving time at a teen detention center. Her talent with horses is recognized by a volunteer and local trainer Pablo, who arranges a job for her at the Ritter's family run ranch, ...
Style: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: horse, countryside, social misfits, romance, save the day, ranch, troubled teen, horse ranch, starting over, friendship, against the odds, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary
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Tangled (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When the kingdom's most wanted-and most charming-bandit Flynn Rider hides out in a mysterious tower, he's taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn's curious captor, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, fairy tale, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, follow your dream, unlikely couple, horse, adventure, imaginary kingdom, family, young lovers, love and romance, fall in love, queen, tower ...
Time: 17th century
Place: germany
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The Turin Horse (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, France, Switzerland, Germany, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A monumental windstorm and an abused horse's refusal to work or eat signals the beginning of the end for a poor farmer and his daughter.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, serious, stylized, clever ...
Plot: horse, silence, storm, destiny, farm, down on your luck, turin italy, mortality, isolation, life is a bitch, single parent, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe
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Hidalgo (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA, Morocco
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, captivating, based on supposedly true story ...
Plot: desert, horse, adventurer, sheik, horse race, mustang, adventure, cowboy, old west, contests and competitions, racehorse, underdog ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: middle east, saudi arabia, iraq, syria
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Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: horse, against the odds, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, horse race, rise to the top, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, feminism, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: horse, sport, family, human spirit, horse race, redemption, contests and competitions, parents and children, against the odds, hopes, family relations, dream come true ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kentucky, usa
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The Lone Ranger (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Texas Rangers chase down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish, but the gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, buddy comedy, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, survivor, native american, adventure, vengeance, old west, texas ranger, lawyer, escape, danger, fighting crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mine
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The Rider (2017)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, and a gifted horse trainer, young cowboy Brady is warned that his riding days are over, after a horse crushed his skull at a rodeo. Back home on the Pine Ridge Reservation, with little desire or alternatives ...
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, suspenseful, rough
Plot: cowboy, riding accident, head injury, disabled person, horse, rodeo, lasso, human animal relationship, horse trainer, father son relationship, fear, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: south dakota
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Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
Story: The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: desert, adventure, horse, war, soldier, battles, muslim, arab, camel, british empire, politics, imperialism ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: middle east, ottoman empire, jerusalem, saudi arabia, lebanon ...
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The Selfish Giant (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hyperactive boy and his best friend, a slow-witted youth with an affinity for horses, start collecting scrap metal for a shady dealer.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, tense, bleak ...
Plot: horse, friendship, domestic violence, theft, buddies, kids in trouble, youth, friends, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, poland ...
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Marnie (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marnie is a beautiful kleptomaniac who is in love with businessman Mark Rutland. Marnie who is a compulsive thief is being watched by her new boss Mark who suspects her of stealing from him and thus decides to blackmail her in the most unusual way. ...
Style: clever, suspense, psychological, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: honeymoon, suicide attempt, horse, psychology, frigidity, blackmail, kleptomania, clerk, horse race, rape, prostitute, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: baltimore, maryland, philadelphia, usa, virginia ...
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Open Range (2003)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A former gunslinger is forced to take up arms again when he and his cattle crew are threatened by a corrupt lawman.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: old west, friendship, small town, vengeance, gunfight, murder, horse, cowboy, love and romance, redemption, good versus evil, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: texas
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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A rogue prince reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess and together, they race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time – gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, betrayal, rivalry, adventure, heroes, time travel, prince, love and romance, family relations, heir heiress, danger, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: persia, asia, egypt, middle east
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Sleepy Hollow (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural, good versus evil, witchcraft, time travel, investigation, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, danger, escapades, investigator, victim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
Story: "Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: friendship, imaginary kingdom, pony, horse, princess, magic, unicorn, village, magical, adventure, rainbow, imaginary ...
Time: 2010s, 19th century, 20th century
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Sleepy Hollow (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. But the locals believe the culprit to be none other than the ghost of the legendary Headless Horseman.
Style: gothic, scary, atmospheric, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, witch, murder, curses spells and rituals, investigation, uncover truth, small town, legends and myths, ancient mystery, horseman ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1700s, 19th century
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The Horse Whisperer (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Based on the novel by the same name from Nicholas Evans, the talented Robert Redford presents this meditative family drama set in the country side. Redford not only directs but also stars in the roll of a cowboy with a magical talent for healing.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: horse, ranch, travel, riding accident, rehabilitation, romance, therapy, parents and children, animal, marriage crisis, career woman, crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, montana, usa, london
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The Road to El Dorado (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a failed swindle, two con-men end up with a map to El Dorado, the fabled "city of gold," and an unintended trip to the New World. Much to their surprise, the map does lead the pair to the mythical city, where the startled ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventurer, adventure, gold, friendship, dishonesty, treasure, culture clash, horse, jungle, good versus evil, con artists ...
Time: 16th century
Place: latin america, mexico, spain, egypt
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50 to 1 (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when they learn their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies to run in the Kentucky Derby. Based on the true story of Mine That Bird, the cowboys must overcome impossible ...
Style: feel good, serious, exciting, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: underdog, horse, contests and competitions, sport, horse race, against the odds, ambition, hopes, fish out of water, rivalry, chases and races, once in a lifetime opportunity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new mexico, usa
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Wander Over Yonder (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The adventures of Wander, an eternally-optimistic intergalactic traveler and constant do-gooder, and his quick-tempered but loyal steed and best friend, Sylvia. The friendliest face in outer space, Wander journeys across the galaxies to spread ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, absurd
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, optimism, distant planet, adventurer, space travel, space and aliens, friends, adventure, evil empire, intergalactic, alien planet, family ...
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Le Retour du Héros (2018)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up.
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, romantic, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, date night, boys' night
Plot: lie, scam, war hero, sister sister relationship, reading a letter aloud, deserter, marriage proposal, wedding, dancing, horse, sex scene, duel ...
Time: 1800s
Place: france
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Alyosha Popovich and Tugarin Zmey (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Alesha Popovich has to catch Tugarin Zmey and bring back the stolen money with the help of a talking Horse (which talks all the time and has an opinion on everything), a wise granny, a donkey and a beauty Lyubava.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, fairy tale, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: legend, heroes, escapades, family, sword fight, strongman, horse, friendship, quiz, adventure, danger, gold coin ...
Place: russia, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In Arizona in the late 1800s, infamous outlaw Ben Wade and his vicious gang of thieves and murderers have plagued the Southern Railroad. When Wade is captured, Civil War veteran Dan Evans, struggling to survive on his drought-plagued ranch, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, old west, gunfight, heroic mission, gang, righting the wronged, dishonesty, rivalry, sheriff, reward, horse, chases and races ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, usa, mine, tucson arizona, mexico
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True Grit (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, tense, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, cowboy, track down, bounty hunter, partners, adventure, tough heroes, revenge, murder, vengeance, chase, teenage girl ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1800s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: arkansas, usa, texas, oklahoma, california
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Mulan (1998)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A tomboyish girl disguises herself as a young man so she can fight with the Imperial Chinese Army against the invading Huns. With help from wise-cracking dragon Mushu, Mulan just might save her country -- and win the heart of handsome Captain Li ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, touching, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: adventure, good versus evil, dragon, friendship, cross dressing, human spirit, princess, hidden identity, emperor, impersonating, training, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: china, asia, ancient china
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